Nintendo chief: Seeking growth sources as Switch sales slow

TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo’s president says the Kyoto-based video game maker behind the Super Mario and Pokemon franchises is counting on business outside the game sector for future growth as sales for its Switch console machines fall short of forecasts. Shuntaro Furukawa told reporters Friday that sales in the current quarter are still going strong […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Ap, Nation, Nintendo, Mario, Tokyo, Kyoto, Shuntaro Furukawa

Amazon pulls numerous products from India website as new e-commerce rules bite

E-commerce rules that went into effect in India on Friday caused widespread disruption for, forcing it to take down an array of items from its India website including Echo speakers, batteries and floor cleaners.
Tags: Amazon, Money, India, businessNews

Vedanta slumps 20 percent on worries about Cairn India investment

Shares of Indian miner Vedanta Ltd slumped about 20 percent on Friday to a 30-month low in heavy trade, on concerns about one of its transactions in the third quarter.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Cairn India, Vedanta, Vedanta Ltd

Make some time for the best smartwatch deals for February 2019

Smartwatches make your life easier by sending alerts right on your wrist. Many also provide fitness-tracking features. So if you're ready to take the plunge into wearables and want to save money, read on for the best smartwatch deals. The post Make some time for the best smartwatch deals for February 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Mobile, Wearables, Android Wear, Trends, Smartwatches, Android Smartwatch

Hill’s recalls canned Prescription and Science Diet dog foods over excessive vitamin D

The canned dog food is commonly distributed in veterinary clinics and other retail outlets across the United States.
Tags: Business, News, Life, Pets, Nation, Retail, Hill, Nation & World

Gold falls on U.S.-China trade optimism but set for second weekly gain

Gold fell on Friday as investors sought riskier assets amid optimism the United States and China may reach a trade deal but a pause in U.S. interest rate hikes put bullion on track for a second weekly increase.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, United States

Burger King trolls McDonald's in hilarious new commercial

Burger King has come out swinging after competitor McDonald's got some bad news last month.The burger giant has just lost its Big Mac trademark in the European Union — and competitor Burger King leapt at the chance to troll the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, European Union, Burger King, McDonald

Sensex, Nifty steady ahead of budget presentation

India's financial markets were steady on Friday morning as traders remained on the sidelines, awaiting details on the extent to which the government will spend on populist measures in a pre-election budget due later in the day.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews

PM Modi looks to budget to shore up political base; jobs and farmers in focus

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is expected to try and shore up its political support with big ticket farm giveaways and tax cuts for the middle class in its final budget on Friday, months before elections.
Tags: Money, Narendra Modi, businessNews, Modi

Jet Airways accepts Etihad bailout plan - Business Standard

Jet Airways (India) Ltd has agreed to most of the conditions set by its partner Etihad for offering a lifeline to the debt-laden domestic carrier, Business Standard reported on Friday, citing sources.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Etihad, Jet Airways, Business Standard, Jet Airways India Ltd

NZ trade deal with Japan makes US dairy exporters jittery

New Zealand's first trade agreement with Japan continues to rattle our dairy export rival the US, with a new internal report forecasting "critical" losses in the billions of dollars to competitors if the US doesn't forge a trade treaty... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Japan, US, New Zealand, Nz

Global Economy: Factory activity shrinks across Asia as cooling China threatens global growth

Factory activity shrank across much of Asia in January, falling to the weakest in years in several countries and adding to worries that trade tariffs and cooling demand in China pose an increasing threat to global growth.
Tags: Asia, Money, China, businessNews

New Zealander Crawford Falconer at heart of latest Brexit stoush

A pro-Brexit faction is calling for former New Zealand trade negotiator Crawford Falconer to be given a key role in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit team, according to UK media.The UK's Guardian newspaper reported that... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, UK, Theresa May, New Zealand, Brexit, Crawford Falconer

How Vaseline became a million dollar idea

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how Vaseline became a million dollar idea.
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From Air to Pro, here are the best MacBook deals for February 2019

If you’re in the market for a new Apple laptop, let us make your work a little easier: We hunted down the best up-to-date MacBook deals available online right now from various retailers. The post From Air to Pro, here are the best MacBook deals for February 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Trends, Macbook, Computing, MacBook Air, Macbook Pro

The dramatic rise and fall of Australian beauty empire Napoleon Perdis

Not too long ago, Napoleon Perdis was at the top of his game, with a thriving business, vast fortune and luxurious lifestyle.Yesterday, that dizzying success came to grinding halt with the shock announcement the beloved Napoleon... [Author: [email protected]]
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How To Establish A Successful Branded Merchandise Strategy

Offline promotions and branding campaigns are still some of the most effective ways to separate yourself from the competition. Through effective branding campaigns, you can connect on a more personal level with the audience and your best customers. Thanks to changes happening on the market, there are more ways you can get your brand in front of the right audience. The changes are also affecting existing branding methods, giving you more flexibility when it comes to choosing the right instrument...
Tags: Startups, Marketing, Branding, Others

Global Markets: Asian shares off 4-month high as China data disappoints

Asian shares backed away from four-month highs on Friday as a dismal survey on Chinese factory activity dulled optimism about the prospects for a Sino-U.S. deal on tariffs.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Global Markets

Top 6 Successful Ways That Help Startups Build A Great Team Spirit

Every brand’s success story is viewed from two perspectives: – How they handled stepping stones, what innovative ideas they brought in the market, and the secret ingredient that keeps them afloat amidst all the competition. How the team handled stepping stones, how the team worked on creating innovative ideas, and the secret ingredient to team spirit that keeps them afloat amidst all the competition. It is clear that while the world views success as a series of accomplishments, a business own...
Tags: Startups, Leadership, Management, Team Building, Others, Managing A Team

We dismantle Facebook’s memo defending its Research data-grab

Facebook published an internal memo today trying to minimize the morale damage of TechCrunch’s investigation that revealed it’d been paying people to suck in all their phone data. Attained by Business Insider’s Rob Price, the memo from Facebook’s VP of production engineering and security Pedro Canahuati gives us more detail about exactly what data Facebook was trying to collect from teens and adults in the US and India. But it also tries to claim the program wasn’t secret, wasn’t spying, and ...
Tags: Apple, Social, Startups, TC, Facebook, Apps, Usa, Privacy, India, US, Research, Policy, New York Times, Sandisk, Terms Of Service, Mark

Be sure to claim the EITC if you qualify

National EITC Awareness Day was Jan. 25. Did you miss it? Probably. It's not a federal holiday, but rather the day each year when the Internal Revenue Service celebrates the tax benefits the Earned Income Tax Credit, the full name of the aforementioned acronym. It's also a time that the IRS tries to get the word out about the EITC. This year, though, the IRS' message about this tax break for lower-income workers got drowned out. EITC Day 2019 fell on the day that the longest government shutdown...
Tags: Taxes, Mississippi, Social Security, Vita, Agi, Irs, Internal Revenue Service, EITC, TCE, Chuck Rettig

Oil caught between trade talk hopes, weak China data

Oil prices held steady on Friday, torn between hopes the United States and China could soon settle their trade disputes and new data raising fresh concerns over China's economic slowdown.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, United States

NZ has fewer people than we we don't need to build so many houses

New Zealand's immigration boom wasn't as big as reported at the time, a major revision by Statistics NZ has found.That means we'll need to build less houses to meet the current shortage, says Westpac senior economist Satish Ranchhod.The... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, Westpac, Statistics NZ, Satish Ranchhod

Spark boils over Huawei saga as NZ falls behind Oz on 5G

"Some commentators have been suggesting recently that there is no need for New Zealand to 'rush' the introduction of 5G. But today's news confirms that NZ is already behind its nearest neighbour," Spark comms boss Andrew Pirie fumes.Today's... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Huawei, Nz, Andrew Pirie

Spark boils as NZ falls behind Australia on 5G

"Some commentators have been suggesting recently that there is no need for New Zealand to 'rush' the introduction of 5G. But today's news confirms that NZ is already behind its nearest neighbour," Spark comms boss Andrew Pirie fumes.Today's... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, New Zealand, Nz, Andrew Pirie

Challenges of using tax incentives

The federal government and probably all states have numerous tax incentives. These are usually credits that reduce the regular tax liability if the taxpayer takes the required action such as creating a certain number of jobs, investing in a designated zone, installing energy efficient property etc.These incentives reduce tax revenues. They are usually created in the tax system as a simpler way to administer them as opposed to creating a government function to evaluate programs and make payments ...
Tags: Taxes, Accountability, New Jersey, Professor Nellen, Nellen, Tax Incentives, New Jersey Assistance

Melbourne house prices fall at fastest quarterly pace on record as Sydney enters 'new territory'

Melbourne house prices have fallen at their fastest quarterly pace on record amid tightening credit conditions and souring sentiment ahead of the release of the banking royal commission's final report next week.Australia's CoreLogic... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, Sydney, Melbourne

PG&E must deal with problem that bankruptcy won't end: fires

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Big corporations forced into bankruptcy by liability lawsuits often take the offending product off the market and try to move on. That's what happened with the Dalkon Shield birth control device, asbestos and silicone... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Los Angeles, Ap

'Like a Big Mac But Juicier': Burger King renames sandwiches to troll McDonald's

Burger King’s Swedish operation revamped its menus to feature sandwiches, categorized as ‘Not Big Mac’s’, with such names as ‘Anything but a Big Mac’ and ‘Burger Big Mac Wished It Was’After McDonald’s lost its Big Mac trademark in the EU earlier this month, competitor Burger King wasted no time taking a big, juicy bite out of the world’s biggest burger chain.Burger King’s Swedish operation recently revamped its menus to poke fun at McDonald’s loss. Under the header Not Big Mac’s (sic), the sign ...
Tags: Business, Mac, Eu, US news, Mcdonald's, Big Mac, Burger King, McDonald, McDonald s. Burger King

Trump hails China trade talks progress and says he will meet Xi Jinping soon

US president optimistic of reaching ‘the biggest deal ever’ as Beijing welcomes ‘constructive discussions’Donald Trump has said he will meet Chinese president Xi Jinping soon to try to seal a comprehensive trade deal as the US president while China’s trade delegation said the two sides had “clarified a timetable and roadmap” for the next negotiations.Trump, speaking at the White House on Thursday during a meeting with Chinese vice premier Liu He, said he was optimistic the world’s two largest ec...
Tags: Business, White House, China, US, Economics, US news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Xi Jinping, Global Economy, Donald Trump, Trump, Liu He

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